Chapter Seven from The Hour of the Bell, a novel concerning the Greek War of Independence. Illustrated by Warrington Colescott. Harry Mark Perishable Press. Petrakis.

Chapter Seven from The Hour of the Bell, a novel concerning the Greek War of Independence. Illustrated by Warrington Colescott.

Mt. Horeb, WI: The Perishable Press, 1976. Copy # 122. One of 150 copies, all on Frankfurt and Frankfurt Cream paper, signed by the author, Harry Mark Petrakis. Laid in is the broadside prospectus for the book printed Frankfurt Cream paper, with the titlepage illustration by Warrington Colescott reproduced in a reduced size. Book age size: 9-3/4 x 7-1/4 inches; 44pp; 22 of which are printed. Broadside size: 16-3/4 x 11-1/2 inches. Bound by Bill Anthony (Kner & Anthony in Chicago): hand marbled paper by Norma Rubovits over boards, each book with a different patterned marled paper, black blind-stamped oasis spine, fine in acetate jacket. Re-set monotype Jan Van Krimpen Spectrum (1955). Title page illustration by Warrington Colescott which the printer calls his "best to date." This is a chapter from Greek-American writer, Harry Petrakis' first novel, THE HOUR OF THE BELL. PP #75. Item #10542

Price: $275.00